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. they took shelter overnight at a nearby facility. self-defense force personnel picked them up in helicopters on monday morning. >> translator: i'm relieved. >> translator: i'm all right. i want to tell my family that i'm okay. >> reporter: floods also stranded the facility for the elderly in hagi with nearly 80 people inside. >> translator: i was in the corridor facing the river. the river was swelling and it seemed it was higher than me. i was nervous. >> translator: the water broke the windows and came gushing in. i feared for my life. >> reporter: the staff closed the fire doors. the water continued to flood in. so they gave up trying to stop it. >> translator: we opened the doors so that the water could pass. we took refuge at a place where the water wasn't a danger. panic was last thing we wanted, so we kept telling each other, it's going to be all right. it's going to be all right. >> reporter: the residents gathered in a hall but water kept flowing in. the residents were asked to get on top of the beds that had been brought in, to wait for the water to subside. >> translator: i feared
is also expanding its mare time patrol activities by year. the defense minister revealed one of the patrol aircraft flew beyond a chain of southern japanese islands for the first time. the plane flew over high seas on wednesday between okinawa's main island and miyako island. the aircraft never crossed the first island chain into the pacific. they regard the area as their first line of defense. >> translator: this could be an indication that china will further step up its activities at sea. >> commanders with japan's self-defense force scrambled jets. it didn't enter japanese air space. >>> afghanistan's first and only female governor has been awarded a prize many regard as asia's highest honor. the award foundation based in manila recognizes asian individuals and organizations who contribute to human development. the governor is among three individuals and two organizations to win the prize this year. the governor of afghanistan's province in the announcement foundation commends her efforts to build a functional government and cites the particular adversities poverty and discrimination sh
of the defense budget. taiwan's defense minster has resigned. they stepped down after a public outcry after the death of a young soldier. he died of heat stroke at the beginning of this month. officers had forced him to exercise vigorously and deny him water. they were punishing him for bringing a mobile phone with a camera on to a base. investigators found that ia surveillance video may have been tampered with. the leaders plan to stop in 2015 and want to switch to voluntary enlistments and hope to create units of italy troops. # >> residents of concern japan are picking up the pieces. torrential rains slashed the region leaving one dead and two missing. we have a report. >> this is how the downpours left the city in the prefecture. the force of floodwaters left houses leaning and covered in mud. this is completely filled with sludge. they are covered with mud and rocks. they are strewn with lumber and other debro. mudslides block train tracks and rescuers are searching for the missing and the efforts are being hampered by the risk of landslides. a month's worth of rain fell in a half day
in cairo and other locations from monday through wednesday. defense minister and army chief abdel fallah al sisi has called for demonstrations on friday. he wants the military to be given a mandate to confront what he calls violence and potential terrorism. >>> bombers in southern thailand have killed three people and injured two others. security forces are facing violence in the region despite a peace deal with muslim separatists for the holy month of ramadan. an army spokesperson told nhk that suspected insurgents detonated an explosive near a hospital on wednesday. three teachers in a nearby car were killed and two police officers were wounded. teachers have become targets for militants who demand that children receive an islamic education. muslim separatists have been waging an insurgency against the government for a decade. they're seeking autonomy for the three southern-most provinces. 1,300 people have been killed in the fighting since 2004 including 160 educators. the explosion comes two weeks after negotiators agreed to hold violence during ramadan. but frequent attacks are casting
to the gang rape that caused outrage in india and around the world. a defense lawyer said the verdict was delayed until august 5th because of a pending case at the supreme court that seeks to change the legal definition of a juvenile. the defendant was 17 at the time of the attack. he's being tried as a minor on charges including murder and rape. a 23-year-old woman died after she was gang raped and thrown out of a moving bus in new delhi in december. a total of six men are standing trial, but only one is a minor. the victim's father says he wants them all to receive the death penalty. if convicted, the juvenile defendant could be sent to a correctional facility for a maximum of three years. people across india have demanded a severe punishment for the defendant, regardless of his age. >>> militants in pakistan have attacked a heavily guarded facility of the country's powerful intelligence agency. the daring assault has left at least seven people dead and raised more concern about stability in the country. gunmen attacked a compound belonging to interservices intelligence in the south
of history. >> thousands of morsi supporters are continuing sit-ins in cairo. some marched toward the defense ministry building. they're demanding morsi be restored as president. security forces are preparing to disperse the protesters, saying they're destabilizing society. >>> pakistani lawmakers have elected a veteran politician as president. he's a trusted ally of prime minister sharif. members of the two houses of parliament and assemblies in four provinces made up the electoral college that elected him. he won more than 80% of the votes. hussein is a member of the prime minister's pakistan muslim league. he replaced the incumbent in september. he'll join a leadership facing a number of challenges from overseeing anti-terrorism measures to reversing an economic slump. the president serves as head of state. it's largely ceremonial. they stripped the president of many powers when they revised the constitution three years ago. >>> a group of tourists there south korea has spent a terrifying couple of days in the japan alps. the climbers got into trouble on a hike and had to be rescued. autho
in cairo and other locations from monday through wednesday. defense minister and army chief abdel fattah al sisi has called for demonstrations on friday. he wants the military to be given a mandate to confront what he calls violence and potential terrorism. >>> a team of paleontologists has dug up a dinosaur fossil in northern mexico that is being described as a rare find. it's the fossilized remains of a five-meter long dinosaur tail, the first ever found in mexico. the paleontologists say the tail is unusually well preserved. it has 50 connected vertebrae and is completely intact. bones believed to be the dinosaur's hips were also found nearby. the researchers say the dinosaur could very well be the giant plant-eating hadrosaur. they lived in the latter cretaceous period about 74 million to 80 million years ago. >> translator: there are not many sites in the world where such discoveries are made. >> the team hopes the discovery will lead to new revelations about dinosaurs. >>> people in eastern thailand are experiencing extreme weather conditions, heavy rain has resulted in flooding. mai
in january crews of chinese warships locked weapons, targeting radar on a japanese south defense forces ship. the resolution urges chinese officials to exercise restraint. it confirms that the u.s. will oppose any action. >>> last month, u.s. president barack obama discussed the dispute with chinese president ping. she was adamant in defending china's stance. >>> commanders at a u.s. base in japan have taken shipment of another squadron of plane with apache safety record. they unloaded 12 osprey aircraft at a base in western japan. they'll test the planes for a week and then send them further south for their permanent distinction. a ship carrying the tilt rotor aircraft arrived at the air station. they will test fly the ospreys for about a week. local government officials agreed to the deployment, but they want u.s. commanders to let them know when and where the planes will fly. they're urging the americans to shorten the testing period. the marines will then deploy the aircraft to futima aircraft station in okinawa. the aircraft was put into service in 2007. they can take off and land like
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